As a former Major Narcotics Prosecutor in the Special Crimes Division of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office Jon Stephenson dealt with law enforcement officers on State and Federal levels. Most narcotics cases involve issues with search and seizure. When Jon was a prosecutor he taught police officers the law of search and seizure. As a defense lawyer, Jon has defended many clients charged with possessing controlled substances. His unique experience in this area has prepared him to do what is necessary to defend you against these charges.
The Law Has Changed in Harris County
As of March 1, 2017 the Harris County DA's office has a change in policy regarding Marijuana cases. They have created a New Diversion Program- the Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program, for minor marijuana cases. Review the entire Harris County DA's office guidelines for Misdemeanor Marijuana cases here: https://app.dao.hctx.net/OurOffice/MMDP.aspx.